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Talk about homemade tools and ideas for homemade tools in this forum. If you post any of your homemade tools, they'll be automatically added to the HomemadeTools.net directory of homemade tools, and credited to your username. The best tools are awarded a $100 weekly prize. Tool tips and tricks should go in the Tool Tips and Tricks subforum.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook - FREE

    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:27 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best Homemade Tool of the Week - $100 weekly award

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  1. Jib crane bearing races

    Started by Frank S, Aug 9, 2018 02:31 PM
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  2. Variable Frequency Drive Noise Reduction

    Started by rgsparber, Aug 3, 2018 08:23 AM
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  3. Moved: trunion turning set up

    Started by Frank S, Jun 17, 2018 08:58 PM
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  4. Moved: SHOPSMITH METAL LATHE CONVERSION

    Started by paulk, Aug 7, 2018 04:06 PM
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  5. Moved: Bench Vise Jaws

    Started by rossbotics, Aug 4, 2018 03:24 AM
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  6. simple screw stands

    Started by Frank S, Aug 6, 2018 08:15 PM
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  7. Morse taper tang

    Started by Bony, Aug 5, 2018 05:57 AM
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  8. Thumbs up reusing salvaged material

    Started by frugalolegeezer, Jul 30, 2018 06:40 PM
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  9. Bead roller stand

    Started by 28Abone, Jun 22, 2018 05:34 AM
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  10. 3 inch vise

    Started by threesixesinarow, Aug 2, 2018 03:14 PM
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  11. Recycled Ball

    Started by garage nut, Jul 29, 2018 12:33 AM
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  12. tow stinger for tractor

    Started by Frank S, Jul 28, 2018 02:22 PM
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  13. Moved: 30-45-60 V-Block

    Started by rossbotics, Jul 31, 2018 08:41 AM
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  14. Moved: Easy forge/Foundry

    Started by MountainMan, Jul 27, 2018 04:20 AM
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  15. Moved: Easy lathe indexing tool

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  16. Moved: low pro milling clamps

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  17. Bending fork and bending plate

    Started by Philip Davies, Jul 28, 2018 11:13 AM
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  18. Moved: Poultry water trough

    Started by Frank S, Jul 26, 2018 10:31 PM
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